Music You Don't Know You Like Yet
2005-02-07In 1999, the Ivory Coast, once one of Africa’s most stable and prosperous countries, underwent a military coup that threw the nation into turmoil. The country is still divided north to south, with tensions running high between the newly established regime of President Laurent Gbagbo and Rebel Forces.
Amid this backdrop of strife, the Ivory Coast’s, and perhaps Africa’s best-known reggae star, Alpha Blondy, released Elohim, an album confronting the conflict head-on, challenging the various factions involved.
Alpha Blondy’s internationally best-selling album now makes its way to the United States, thanks to Shanachie Records.
LEON FOSTER THOMAS
Brand New Mischief
Out of Nowhere
The Rough Guide to Astor Piazzolla
10: Beasts, Ghosts and Dancing with History
GORAN IVANOVIC GROUP
Cantos de Agua Dulce
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